The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
UK / Scotland
Rank 120 141 148
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.78% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Median salary £35,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £42,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 933 1295 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.53% 44.14% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 577 792 772
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Scotland

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Scotland.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Scotland

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Scotland

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +19 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Edinburgh -6 3 - - 2
West Lothian - 3 £34,716 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 74 (97.37%) Cisco
2 57 (75.00%) Firewall
3 46 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (57.89%) CCNP
5 37 (48.68%) Network Security
5 37 (48.68%) F5
6 32 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 28 (36.84%) LAN
8 27 (35.53%) Finance
9 24 (31.58%) Wireless
10 22 (28.95%) ITIL
11 21 (27.63%) MPLS
12 19 (25.00%) CCNA
12 19 (25.00%) Fortinet
12 19 (25.00%) FortiGate
13 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (23.68%) Juniper
13 18 (23.68%) VPN
14 17 (22.37%) IPsec
15 16 (21.05%) Windows
16 14 (18.42%) WAN
16 14 (18.42%) OSPF
16 14 (18.42%) BGP
16 14 (18.42%) CCSE
17 13 (17.11%) Retail
17 13 (17.11%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (17.11%) Unix
17 13 (17.11%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
18 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) IaaS
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (75.00%) Firewall
2 37 (48.68%) Network Security
3 28 (36.84%) LAN
4 24 (31.58%) Wireless
5 21 (27.63%) MPLS
6 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (23.68%) VPN
7 17 (22.37%) IPsec
8 14 (18.42%) BGP
8 14 (18.42%) OSPF
8 14 (18.42%) WAN
9 13 (17.11%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (17.11%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (14.47%) EIGRP
12 10 (13.16%) VoIP
13 9 (11.84%) Internet
14 7 (9.21%) 802.11
14 7 (9.21%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Retail
3 9 (11.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Consultant
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Network Consultant
4 13 (17.11%) Network Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Network Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Network Security Consultant
6 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Security Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Network Specialist
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Unix
3 10 (13.16%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (11.84%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 8 (10.53%) Network Design
5 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.26%) High Availability
6 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps
7 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) Time Management
8 2 (2.63%) Compliance Management
8 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.63%) Kanban
8 2 (2.63%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.63%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 46 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (57.89%) CCNP
3 19 (25.00%) CCNA
4 14 (18.42%) CCSE
5 12 (15.79%) CCSA
6 9 (11.84%) CCIE
6 9 (11.84%) CCSP
7 8 (10.53%) Degree
8 4 (5.26%) CCMSE
8 4 (5.26%) CCSM
9 3 (3.95%) CCDP
9 3 (3.95%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.32%) LPIC
11 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (9.21%) Cacti
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.63%) vRealize
5 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (97.37%) Cisco
2 37 (48.68%) F5
3 19 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 18 (23.68%) Juniper
5 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 10 (13.16%) Aruba
7 9 (11.84%) Sourcefire
7 9 (11.84%) Splunk
8 8 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 8 (10.53%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) Avaya
9 4 (5.26%) VMware
10 3 (3.95%) EMC
10 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.63%) HP
11 2 (2.63%) NetApp
12 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.32%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.32%) Qualys
12 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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